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Borough begins meeting live stream
The Kodiak Island Borough tested the advantages of digital technology with a new video live stream at Thursday’s assembly meeting. It was a soft rollout, and there was a glitch. The stream lagged by about 30 seconds early in the meeting. Assembly member Carol Austerman, who had been watching the ...
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Kodiak swimmers make history at state meet
Looking back, few people will remember that Dimond’s boys and Juneau’s girls were the top swimming teams in 2014. What they will remember is the unbelievable individual performances by Kodiak swimmers.  Senior stars Tahna Lindquist and Ila Hughes and freshman sensation Talon Lindquist — Tahna’s y...
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Public Safety Blotter: Nov. 10
October 24 • At 6:28 a.m., police responded to a moving vehicle accident on Rezanof Drive West. They wanted it logged for insurance purposes. • At 7:35 a.m., police warned a speeding driver on Rezanof Drive East. • At 8:16 a.m., a caller reported a reckless driver in the Birch Street and Mill Bay...
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Kodiak nearly repeats as NLC champions
Kodiak came up just short of defending its Northern Lights Conference volleyball crown. The Bears fell behind Palmer early in the fifth set of Saturday’s championship match and were unable to recover, dropping a 18-25, 25-20, 25-23, 23-25, 15-10 decision to the Moose on their home court. This was...
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Alaska’s largest employer continues to add more jobs to its roster
Commercial fishing jobs grew last year to a level not seen since 2000, according to the state Department of Labor. Driven primarily by an increased salmon harvest, notably from the record run of pinks, fishing jobs grew by nearly 2.5 percent last year. That brought the annual monthly average to 8...
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Borough assigns committees, honors Ouzinkie School student
The Kodiak Island Borough Assembly approved fire and rescue mutual aid agreements and honored an Ouzinkie senior as student of the month. The assembly approved two mutual-aid agreements, specifying that the City of Kodiak and the borough’s Bayside Fire Station and Womens Bay Fire Station will hel...
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Beans in your batter make breakfast better
On a gray Sunday morning, I sauntered into the kitchen and poured a cup of coffee. While stirring in some honey, I looked at the whitecaps in the channel and then focused on the window glass. It was textured with strips of moss and fat raindrops, deposited by 40-knot winds. This was going to be a...
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Assembly approves new contract with lobbyist
The Kodiak Island Borough assembly unanimously approved a new two-year contract with its legislative lobbyist Thursday and, after considering inflationary adjustments, decided to increase his fee by $5,000 per year. Hickey and Associates has represented the borough for almost 14 years and the inc...
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